whether th invasion of iraq would be lawful. for months, he hadoubts. in jul 2002, he told the inquiry held he had given tony lair unwelcome advice about hs dialogue wit george bu. >> i did not want t be any doub that in my view the pme minister cou not have the view that he couldgree with esident bush and somehow go thout going back to the united nations. but then it cnged. mid-february 2003, lord goldsmith anvisited washingt. in that condoleezza rice and her members of the bush adminiration. he met cdoleezza rice. when he returned, he thought wa could be justified. march 70, he gave his auority for war. -- march7, he gave his authority for war. >> i do recall telling cabinet, well, there isnother point of view. this is th conclusn i have reached.